Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is a national co-ed service fraternity. Since the early 1970s, the Augustana College chapter, Lambda Rho, has sponsored the Ugly Man On Campus (UMOC) auction and talent show to raise money for charity. This collection contains programs from Ugly Man on Campus events, 1970-2007.
The Augustana College academic papers and theses, 1877-2021 and undated, was assembled by Special Collections staff for the purpose of keeping academic and scholarly works by Augustana faculty and students together. The collection contains academic papers, master's theses, sermons, speeches, undergraduate papers submitted for academic credit, prize winning papers, independent projects, and proceedings of the annual Celebration of Learning.
The Augustana College audiovisual collection, 1930-2016 and undated, contains video recordings (including films, videotapes, and digital video) and audio recordings (including audiotapes, audiocassettes, and compact discs) related to Augustana College and the Quad City community. Recordings capture campus events, interviews with Augustana faculty and staff, promotional footage, musical performances, religious services, radio broadcasts, and other topics.
The Friendship Fair had its origins in World War II, with the first official Friendship Fair being held in 1949. The annual carnival-style festival raised money to bring international students to Augustana and to send an Augustana student abroad for a year. The Augustana College Friendship Fair collection, 1953-1998 (bulk 1953-1976), contains publicity materials, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to the annual Friendship Fair.